CATEGORY: Archaeology
Secret Tunnel May Reveal Long-lost Secrets of Ancient Mexican Civilization
May 20, 2016

Archaeologists in Mexico are exploring an underground tunnel, sealed for nearly 2,000 years, in the hopes of unlocking the mysteries of the ancient city of Teotihuacán. Read More

Huge Roman Villa Discovered Underneath a Garden in Britain
April 21, 2016

While laying electric cable in his garden, an English homeowner made a stunning find: one of the largest Roman villas ever found in the British Isles. Read More

Satellite Technology Suggests New Viking Site in Canada
April 5, 2016

Using a technique known as space archaeology, scientists have found evidence of a Norse settlement 300 miles south of L’Anse aux Meadows, the only confirmed Viking site in North America. Read More

Long-Lost Anglo-Saxon Island Found Under English Field
March 3, 2016

A metal detector hobbyist has led British archaeologists to find the remains of a previously unknown Anglo-Saxon island hidden beneath a barley field. Read More

World’s Oldest Monument to Receive a Multi-Million Dollar Investment
January 27, 2016

A new project has allocated more than $15 million to preserve and promote Göbekli Tepe, an 11,000-year-old Turkish monument believe to be the world’s first temple. Read More

Researchers May Be Closer to Solving Ancient Inca Mystery
January 6, 2016

Archaeologists hope a recently discovered stash of khipu, a system of strings and knots used by the ancient Inca civilization, will help them decode this mysterious mode of information storage. Read More

This Year in HISTORY: 2015
December 30, 2015

As we close the book on 2015, take a look back at some of the remarkable stories that made history this year. Read More

Palmyra Arch That Survived ISIS Will Be Recreated in New York and London
December 28, 2015

The entrance arch of the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, will be replicated using the world’s largest 3D printer and erected in Trafalgar Square and Times Square. Read More

Viking Treasure Trove Unearthed from English Field
December 11, 2015

A hoard of 1,100-year-old silver coins and Viking jewelry discovered by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector could rewrite English history. Read More

8-Year-Old Aspiring Indiana Jones Finds Ancient Artifact
December 2, 2015

An 8-year-old Israeli boy with dreams of becoming a real-life Indiana Jones has discovered a 3,000-year-old relic from an ancient biblical city. Read More